enteropathogenic

adjective
en·​tero·​patho·​gen·​ic | \ ˌen-tə-rō-ˌpa-thə-ˈje-nik How to pronounce enteropathogenic (audio) \

Definition of enteropathogenic

: tending to produce disease in the intestinal tract enteropathogenic bacteria

Examples of enteropathogenic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web People who visited the splash park also have tested positive for the norovirus, sapovirus and a type of E. coli called enteropathogenic E. coli. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 10 Aug. 2021 People who visited the splash park also have tested positive for the norovirus, sapovirus and a type of E. coli called enteropathogenic E. coli, the state health department said. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 6 July 2021 The latest organisms that researchers have looked to are bacteria in the microbiomes of roundworms that parasitize insects (technically termed enteropathogenic nematodes). Diana Gitig, Ars Technica, 20 Nov. 2019 Bifidobacteria can protect from enteropathogenic infection through production of acetate. Enea Rezzonico, Scientific American, 17 Feb. 2015

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First Known Use of enteropathogenic

1956, in the meaning defined above

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14 Aug 2021

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“Enteropathogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enteropathogenic. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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enteropathogenic

adjective
en·​tero·​patho·​gen·​ic | \ ˌent-ə-rō-ˌpath-ə-ˈjen-ik How to pronounce enteropathogenic (audio) \

Medical Definition of enteropathogenic

: tending to produce disease in the intestinal tract enteropathogenic bacteria

Other Words from enteropathogenic

enteropathogen \ -​ˈpath-​ə-​jən How to pronounce enteropathogenic (audio) \ noun

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